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World leaders extend birthday wishes to PM Modi

September 17, 2020
World leaders extend birthday wishes to PM Modi

New Delhi: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday extended his “very best wishes” to Narendra Modi on the latter’s 70th birthday, adding that he hoped to meet the Indian Prime Minister in the near future. I would like to extend best wishes and a very happy 70th birthday to the Prime Minister of India, @narendramodi. Many happy returns to a GREAT LEADER and loyal friend! pic.twitter.com/CWlVkHk16X— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 17, 2020 Johnson, who has...Read More

Vijaynagar period stolen murtis of Ram, Sita, Lakshman returned to India by UK

September 16, 2020
Vijaynagar period stolen murtis of Ram, Sita, Lakshman returned to India by UK

Chennai: Three murtis of Ram, Sita and Lakshman, belonging to Vijayanagara period, stolen from Vishnu Temple at Nagapattinam in 1978, have been recovered by High Commission of India, London with support of Metropolitan Police. They have been restored to Government of Tamil Nadu in presence of Union Minister for Culture & Tourism Prahlad Patel today, said High Commissioner of India in London today. The murtis were stolen 40 years ago. They are 3-ft tall. Tourism minister Prahlad Patel said th...Read More

British Airways to fly back 900 UK nationals stranded in Gujarat due to lockdown

April 12, 2020
British Airways to fly back 900 UK nationals stranded in Gujarat due to lockdown

Ahmedabad: City's airport is scheduled to operate following flights to transport British Citizens and their families to London, informed airport superintendent. Read More

PM Modi speaks to UK PM Boris

December 19, 2019
PM Modi speaks to UK PM Boris

New Delhi:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi congratulated Mr. Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (UK) over telephone on his electoral victory in the recently concluded elections in UK. The Prime Minister conveyed to Mr. Johnson that his re-election as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom reflected the faith reposed by the people of UK in him and the Conservative Party. Conveying the good wishes on behalf of the people of India and on his own behalf, the Prime Minister expr...Read More

Over 100 British Indian organizations across UK submits written protest to Labour party over Kashmir resolution

October 14, 2019
Over 100 British Indian organizations across UK submits written protest to Labour party over Kashmir resolution

London: In a huge and unprecedented development, over 100 British Indian Organizations representing diverse communities across UK have written in protest to Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn regarding ‘ill-conceived & partisan’ Kashmir resolution by opposition Labour party. There are over 1.5 million British Indians living in the UK.   On September 25, Labour Party in a conference in Brighton passed a resolution that supported "international interventio...Read More

Nita Ambani invites globalsport leaders to ‘New India’, land of limitless sporting opportunities

October 10, 2019
Nita Ambani invites globalsport leaders to ‘New India’, land of limitless sporting opportunities

London: Mrs. Nita Ambani, member of the International OlympicCommittee (IOC) and Founder Chairperson, Reliance Foundation called upon the global leaders in sports to see India as a land of limitless opportunities and invited them to be part of the journey of the world’s youngest nation’sfast-growing sports ecosystem. Delivering a key note speech ‘Inspiring A Billion Dreams : The India Opportunity’, at the Leaders Week 2019 London - the most prestigious global sports leaders conclave ...Read More

U.K High Commissioner to India pays courtesy visit to Gujarat CM

August 26, 2019
U.K High Commissioner to India pays courtesy visit to Gujarat CM

Gandhinagar:British High Commissioner to India Sir Dominic Asquith paid courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani here at Chief Minister’s Residency at Gandhinagar today. The duos had deep discussion to strengthen the relation between India- Gujarat- U.K.During his interaction with the CM, Sir Dominic Asquith expressed his enthusiasm for participation in the fields of water management, education, health, sustainable development besides startup and innovations. Rupani briefe...Read More

Gujarat origin Priti Patel becomes Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

July 25, 2019
Gujarat origin Priti Patel becomes Britain’s first Indian-origin Home Secretary

New Delhi: In a speech after being elected as the new prime minister of the United Kingdom (UK), Boris Johnson highlighted the importance of 'Dude' - meaning,"deliver, unite, defeat... energise". In order to fulfil all of those things— and more of what he has promised— newly elected Priti Patel, Britain's first Indian-origin home secretary, will play a key role for Johnson. Patel took charge of her new role on July 24, after Johnson unveiled his new cabinet. Patel's appointment does no...Read More

Reliance Brands Limited Marks Its International Foray With Acquisition Of British Toy Retailer Hamleys

May 09, 2019
Reliance Brands Limited Marks Its International Foray With Acquisition Of British Toy Retailer Hamleys

Mumbai/London: Reliance Brands Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Industries, and C Banner International Holdings, a Hong Kong-listed company, today signed a definitive agreement for Reliance Brands to acquire 100% shares of Hamleys Global Holdings Ltd, the owner of the Hamleys brand, from C Banner International. Founded in 1760, Hamleys has over 250 years of celebrated history of being the oldest and largest toy shop in the world and bringing smiles to children all over the world by bringing toy...Read More

Nirav Modi arrested in London, court rejects his bail plea

March 20, 2019
Nirav Modi arrested in London, court rejects his bail plea

London: Westminster Magistrates Court here on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi, who was arrested by London police. The next hearing will take place on March 29, the court said. The diamond merchant was arrested from the Holborn area of central London on Tuesday.The court had issued the arrest warrants on Monday. Modi, 48, is wanted by the Directorate of Enforcement (ED) in India in connection with a loan fraud of approximately Rs 13,000 crores f...Read More